The Green Deal is scrapped

No more funding for scheme hailed as “transformational” at 2013 launch.

Plastic pipes dominating new build

Data shows use is now up 60%.

Feed-in Tariff cut by 64%

Industry cheer as government initially wanted to slash rate by up to 87%

Skills shortage biggest concern in plumbing sector

but professionals would still recommend it as a career.

Stelrad Radiator Group acquires Hudevad Radiator Design

Purchased will increase its presence in the European designer radiator market.

Homeowners warned about dangers of ‘energy theft’

More needs to be done to crack down on dangerous tamper tutorials.

Plumbers urged to support campaign to keep people safe from hot...

Hot water scalds can be extremely dangerous, especially to children and older people.

Three quarters of plumbers at risk of knee problems

New research has revealed that nearly 75% of working plumbers experience problems with their knees, yet only 41% have discussed the issue with their GP.

World Plumbing Day approaches

Plans are underway for next month’s World Plumbing Day (March 11)

OFTEC points way to apprenticeships opportunity

Government is falling a long way short of its target of three million apprenticeship starts by 2020